We are glad to have two staff lawyers, Victoria Wan and Ariel Chih, from the Chinese & Southeast Legal Clinic (CSALC) to join our first Resilience Dialogue on November 5. They shared with us the Canada Recovery Benefits (CRB, CRSB, CRCB) and the new temporary measures for Employment Insurance. We have two sessions, one in English and one in Mandarin. Please access the recorded video of the English session below. A copy of their slide presentation is also provided below.
This conversation is presented by Victoria Wan and Ariel Chih from the Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC)
Victoria Wan is the daughter of immigrants and an advocate of social justice, affordable housing and access to justice. She is a Staff Lawyer at the Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic, where she practices various areas of law including immigration, employment, social assistance, and tenant law. Victoria completed her articles at the Rexdale Community Legal Clinic and was called to the Ontario bar in 2018. She holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law and a Bachelor of Arts (Joint Honours) from McGill University.
Ariel Shih is a Staff Lawyer at the Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic. Ariel was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan. She obtained her JD from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2019, and was called to the bar in Ontario in 2020. During law school, Ariel participated in the Anti-discrimination Intensive Program, where she interned at the Human Rights Legal Support Centre and assisted Applicants with matters before the Human Rights Tribunal. Ariel speaks Mandarin, English, and some Taiwanese.
Session slide is also being shared here.Nov-5-2020-Protech-EI-CRB-English